Live in Elderly Care Companion Testimonial

by Gill_admin.

“Affordable live in support for my elderly parents” A few words from Mr. & Mrs. K. and their daughter from Cheshire about their experience with a live in Heavenly Elderly Care Companion I was in desperate need of someone who could help me with my elderly parents. They were living alone in a rural area of Cheshire and I live quite far away. I doubted that hiring a Carer was what we needed at the time. […]

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Farm Stay Gap Year in Chile

by Gill_admin.

One young man’s adventures on a Farm Stay in rural Chile! A Good Start When I first arrived in the little town square of Puerto Octay, a small town in the south of Chile in the region of Los Lagos, and put down my enormous suitcase, I was a little confused. The sun was already […]

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Au Pair Experience in Chile

by Gill_admin.

What is it like to experience life as an Au Pair in Chile? Read on to hear about Carolin’s experiences with a local Chilean-Austrian family My name is Carolin, I am 18 years old and I graduated from high school in 2017. In school, I had only a few years of Spanish classes, so I […]

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My experience as an Au Pair in Switzerland

by Gill_admin.

Au Pairing in Switzerland – by Sandra K Being an au pair in Switzerland was an amazing experience to live in Geneva and learn French. I had the chance to meet the most wonderful host family and as well as other Au Pairs, whom I can now call my friends. In 2015, I started the […]

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Tax Rate Changes from 2019

by Gill_admin.

The government has announced changes to the tax rate from April 2019, which will affect you if you are an employee or an employer to a Nanny or other in home helper. The personal allowance will rise to £12,500 from April 2019 and the basic rate of tax limit will rise to £37,500. (The higher […]

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Escape to your Gap Year as an Au Pair in Australia

by Gill_admin.

British Au Pairs are living it up in Australia! If you’ve taken a recent look at the falling mercury in your thermometer, there is a good chance that you are considering a move to warmer climes, indeed a warmer hemisphere! Go the whole hog and take your gap year out in Australia! This home-from-home is […]

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“I am from South Africa. Can I be an Au Pair or Nanny in the UK?”

by Gill_admin.

The UK has long been a very popular destination for anyone wanting to take a gap-year, travel or work. But as a South African au pair, this can be a bit tricky… We regularly have applications from lovely South African Au Pairs and Nannies, hoping to find a family to start their Au Pair adventure […]

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Au Pair placement, the first month: Bonding with the host children.

by Gill_admin.

So, after all the wait and looking forward to your au pair gap year abroad you have now arrived and are settling in with the family! The first month is very exciting (nerve wracking sometimes!); you are getting to know your host family, getting to know your host children, learning the family routines and how […]

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Au Pairs and Brexit

by Gill_admin.

London, July 2018. Encouraging news regarding the UK government’s future plans for the continuation of the UK Inbound Au Pair Programme for European au pairs after Brexit. In the government’s recently published ‘white paper’ they mention the proposal of a UK-EU youth mobility scheme to ensure that young people can continue to enjoy the social, […]

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Nut allergy in the family

by Gill_admin.

Heavenly has recently taken advice and consequently decided, with regret, that our Agency can no longer support the placing of a young, inexperienced au pair into a family with serious allergies. Although we are greatly saddened to not be able to place our lovely au pairs into our lovely families, who are already challenged by […]

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